Karona Roach and Sha-Kiyla Finney to play final game at the Hytche Athletic Center
Karona Roach leads UMES with 14 points
UMES was down 11 in the second half, outscored MSU 24-9 in final 13:31
Softball off to best start in over a decade, bowling wins DSU Capital Title Classic
Off Karona Roach's 19 points, UMES cut 20-point deficit to two
High School/Club: Lettered four years in basketball combined at Oak Ridge Academy and Eastern Alamance High School ... named all-conference all four years playing basketball, including District 6 NCBCA Second Team All-District and Times-News Second Team All-Region as a sophomore ... led Oak Ridge Cadets to a 25-7 record and top-10 state ranking senior year ... named MVP of the volleyball team senior year.
Personal: Born Jan. 28, 1993 in N.C. ... daughter of Hondre Woods and Suzette Paul ... has a sister, Jaimee, and a brother, Jordan ... major is sociology ... pregame routine includes praying, listening to music and relaxing ... best sports moment was beating Oak Hill High School her senior year ... lists her Mom as person who influences her most for always being there for her through everything ... personal best non-athletic accomplishment is graduating from high school ... plans to work for a child protective services agency upon graduation ... favorite saying is "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" (Philippians 4:13) ... hobbies include shopping, riding four-wheelers and partying ... favorite book is Copper Sun by Sharon Draper ... favorite movie is "Love and Basketball" ... personal athletic goal this season is to win the MEAC Championship ... personal athletic goal upon graduation is to set a new UMES record in women's basketball.